Recognizing Gum Disease Symptoms
Gum disease is most often the result of poor dental hygiene but may occur because of hormonal changes during pregnancy, certain medications, genetic factors and certain diseases. We treat gum disease with laser dentistry.
Some of the most recognizable gum disease symptoms include:
- Bleeding gums
- Red or swollen gums
- Bad breath
- Loose teeth
- Tooth loss
Effective Gum Disease Treatment with Laser Technology
If you are suffering from the effects of gum disease and seeking treatment, talk to us about gum disease treatment options using the latest laser technologies. We offer laser dentistry in Philadelphia, PA, for the treatment of periodontal disease and have helped many patients restore optimal gum health with a simple treatment. Dental lasers have proven to be very effective for eradicating an infection in the gums. They can also be used to reshape the gums or for gum grafting procedures.
About the Picasso Diode Laser
The Picasso Diode Laser is an innovative and versatile tool we use to treat gum disease and to perform gum grafting procedures. It has been used in the dentistry field since 2009 and offers numerous benefits to the patient and the doctor. We perform both soft tissue and periodontal procedures with the Picasso Diode Laser, including:
- Gingival incisions and excisions
- Exposure of unerupted teeth
- Laser soft-tissue curettage
- Laser removal of diseased or infected tissue